Jocelyn alerts us that the USS Constitution will be taken out into the harbor today and will fire cannons off Castle Island in honor of D-Day and the Battle of Midway. The fort will then fire back. Starts around 11 a.m.
Steve Bikes photographed the loose boat on the rocks of the Sugar Bowl.
What seemed like most of South Boston showed up at Castle Island today for the first day of Sullivan's in 2014.
We arrived at the end of the line at Sullivan's around 2:15 p.m. We got to place our orders at 2:55 p.m.
Although the air temperature was 52, the wind chill was way, way lower, thanks to an unceasing and heavy wind that... Read more
The Castle Island food stand throws caution to the winds:
Let's tempt fate and tell mother nature we've had enough of this winter! Opening EARLY-this SATURDAY, Feb. 22. Getting the grills ready now...
The Herald reports on this morning's rescue off Castle Island.
Boston Police report they are looking into what killed a woman whose body was recovered by firefighters around 1:35 p.m. yesterday.
UPDATE, 12:35 a.m.: BFD boats returning from the scene, without finding the body. Coast Guard statement.
Ed Baur reports a man fell off the Provincetown II shortly before 11 p.m., somewhere between Deer Island and Castle Island.
Sullivan's at Castle Island opens this Saturday. Maybe they'll serve French toast.
The Constitution went out into the Outer Harbor today and briefly sailed under its own power in honor of the 200th anniversary of its victory over HMS Guerriere. On its return trip to the Charlestown Navy Yard, it paused off Castle Island to shoot its cannons.
Updated 2:15 p.m.
State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating how a 60-year-old Dorchester man wound up dead in the water off Castle Island this morning.
State Police recovered the man's body this morning after a passerby noticed it in the water around 7 a.m., the DA's office says. A cause of death has yet to be established; an autopsy is... Read more
Steven reports Sullivan's at Castle Island is open today.